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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 492–503.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Michael A. Fuller Joseph S. C. Lam , Shuen-fu Lin , Christian de Pee , and Martin Powers , eds. Senses of the City: Perceptions of Hangzhou and Southern Song China 1127–1279 . Hong Kong : CUHK Press , 2017 . xxv , 352 pp. ISBN 9789629967864 (hardcover). Copyright...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (2): 313–338.
Published: 01 November 2020
... unique style: photographic seeing and an emphasis on shanlin (mountains and forests). Yang often engages in intensive, camera-like observation and yearns for the space beyond city walls, his ideal site for both life and poetry. The author argues that Yang's efforts to create a poetic practice different...
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Published: 01 April 2015
Figure 12. Map of the western part of Suzhou City in the Ming dynasty. Modified by the author from Chen Qidi 陳其弟, Suzhou difang zhi zonglu 蘇州地方誌總錄 (Comprehensive Records of Suzhou Gazetteer) (Yangzhou: Guanglin shushe, 2008), plate (unpaginated) Figure 12. Map of the western part of Suzhou More
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (1): 215–231.
Published: 01 April 2020
... to the countryside and sneaks into the city to spy on the Taipings. He also helps many from rich families escape Taiping camps. Little Scabies makes several attempts to assassinate the Eastern King, Yang Xiuqing 楊秀清 (?–1856), but all his attempts fail. He then approaches a Qing general about collaborating with his...
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Published: 01 April 2015
Figure 5. The pendulum clock on the wall of the Theater Room in Fuwang ge, the Forbidden City. Reproduction from Fuwang ge (1), edited by the Palace Museum, Gugong publishing house, 2014, p. 35. Figure 5. The pendulum clock on the wall of the Theater Room in Fuwang ge, the Forbidden City More
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 April 2018
... instances of self-expression in the novel, a song about an opium addict, whose lament addresses a key aspect of the life of underlings like him, that he has left village and family to enter the broad mix of people living in Yangzhou, the city of opium, prostitution, and corruption. The novel is about...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 444–480.
Published: 01 November 2015
... this point is the “Wucheng fu” 蕪城賦 (Rhapsody on the City Overgrown with Weeds) by Bao Zhao 鮑照 (417–450). Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 parallel prose four-six prose poetic prosody prosaic prosody spatiotemporal-free syntax prosodic grammar To understand how early four...
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Published: 01 April 2015
Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 46–51/2. Photo: John Lamberton Figure 8. Shen Zhou, Chinese (1427–1509). Poet on a Mountain Top, 1496, series: Landscape Album: Five Leaves by Shen Zhou, One Leaf by Wen Zhengming, Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Album leaf More
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (2): 448–454.
Published: 01 November 2021
... to terms with life in the North through their experiences of and nostalgia for the South. Chapter 4, “Terrace and Title: Imagining a Lost City,” focuses on the city of Ye, its historical significance, and its poetic representation and reception. As Tian summarizes: To the Southern Dynasties poets, Ye...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (2): 491–501.
Published: 01 November 2020
... named him Woo-shang ( = born in waking), and hated him, while she loved Twan, and wished him to be declared his father's heir. Often did she ask this to duke Woo, but he refused it. When duke Chwang came to the earldom, she begged him to confer on Twan the city of Che. “It is too dangerous a place...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (1): 26–56.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., laxity in flood control, opium addiction, and grinding poverty afflicting various regions that were unaddressed or even exacerbated by the policies of the court. Exiting the capital has apparently reopened his eyes to problems from which his long residence in the city had at least partially shielded him...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (1): 34–59.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of the southern ruler ridiculed by Tuoba Tao in his letters as a feeble, paranoid old man. In 451, the emperor Tuoba Tao personally led huge armies to invade the south and besieged the city of Xuanhu 懸瓠 (modern Runan 汝南 in Henan Province). After forty days or so of constant attack, the northern ruler...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (1): 43–91.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Figure 12. Map of the western part of Suzhou City in the Ming dynasty. Modified by the author from Chen Qidi 陳其弟, Suzhou difang zhi zonglu 蘇州地方誌總錄 (Comprehensive Records of Suzhou Gazetteer) (Yangzhou: Guanglin shushe, 2008), plate (unpaginated) Figure 12. Map of the western part of Suzhou...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 29–64.
Published: 01 November 2014
... in the Jiangnan region, was largely unaffected by changing sociopolitical constellations of Yuan rule and instead proposed that the cultural life in these cities reflected the continuation of trends initiated during the Song and the Jin Dynasties. These critics single out the rise of urban entertainment districts...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 573–576.
Published: 01 November 2015
... in the song lyrics of Su Shi (1037–1101) and their reception in the early Southern Song. Recently, he has begun work on a cultural history of the city of Hangzhou during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, a period of massive population displacement from the North to the South, examining the city through...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (2): 383–419.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the winds of karma blew fog through one hundred cities. 60 百城烟水業風吹 Even here at the end there is no good friend; 61 如今到處無知識 4 Who do you need to see when you let go your grip of the precipice edge? 撒手懸崖要見誰 The phrase “hundred cities” is explained in the Northern Song text Zuting...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 504–508.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in the alleys ( hutong 胡同) near Xizhimen 西直門 or in the more rustic rural teahouses ( ye chaguan 野茶館) in the scenic country east of the city walls. She recreates the atmosphere of the performances: the bannerman's status both as an amateur performer and as a member of the ruling elite was marked...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (1): 60–86.
Published: 01 April 2020
... on their journey—especially the jarring scene of exposed human bones in the wilderness. Central Asia is described as a battlefield, in contrast to the civilized central plains. Death was often associated with places in the western region. When Qiu arrived at the first Mohammedan city 回紇城 and met with General...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (1): 192–214.
Published: 01 April 2020
...。 We have crossed the pass, yet have to go farther to the frontiers, 度關還出塞 2 We share the fate of banishment, very sad indeed. 同逐亦淒涼 You stop the horse in this deserted city, to bid us farewell, 勒馬荒城送 4 We wave the whip, off we go onto the long old post road. 搖鞭古驛長 Putting...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (1): 19–55.
Published: 01 April 2017
... clan. He helped shore up the restored dynasty in the South and, in between periods of service, sought refuge in his Jiangxi area garden, named Xiang Lin 薌林 (Aromal Arbor). With the capital city of Kaifeng destroyed and access to northern territories largely cut off, Xiang Ziyin composed a series...